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Sunday, May 16, 2021

    Airline can soar high, says new chairman

    New SOLAIR chair confident of overcoming challenges By EDDIE OSIFELO SOLOMON Airlines newly appointed Chairman, Frank Wickham is confident the airline will continue to fly through these difficult times and soar high when the skies are...

    Women’s regional meeting attracts more participants

    BY BEN BILUAGizo OVER one thousand participants from the public and private sectors will take part in the 14th Triennial Conference of Pacific Women and the 7th Meeting of Pacific Ministers for Women which kicks...

    Photos that would remind the world one day – Climate change exhibition

    BY JENNIFER KUSAPA A climate change photography exhibition was held at the Unity Square aimed at exhibiting photographs of winners of the Pacific Climate Photography Competition. Winners of the competition from the Solomon Islands are Daniel...

    AWCA establishes coastal boundaries

    BY SAMIE WAIKORI AUKI AHETAHA Water Conservation Association recently completed a four-day CBRM awareness, concrete weight construction and floater deployment along 2.4km of coastal demarcation of conservation area. Reason to carry out the demarcation is to protect...

    Mangrove planting could help protect Solomon Islands community against rising sea level

    BY ALFRED PAGEPITU The coastal community of Nagoibo on Santa Isabel Province in Solomon Islands is one of the most vulnerable places in the country to the impacts of climate change. It is threatened by...

    No monitoring, No knowledge of logging damages in Solomon Islands

    BY ALFRED PAGEPITU Communities in Solomon Islands are worried that lack of effective monitoring mechanisms and safe environmental practices by stakeholders are preventing authorities from understanding the full extent of environmental damage brought about by the rampant...


    A young photojournalist, Mr. Lachlan Eddie, is utilizing his skills in photography to drive change in his community. He is an emerging photographer with a passion to work with people in every work of...

    Gov’t working on relocation guides

    By EDDIE OSIFELO TWO ministries are working together with international immigration to come up with relocation guidelines. Ministry of Environment, Climate Change, Disaster Management and Meteorology and Ministry of Lands, Housing and Survey are working on...

    Fish covid away

    PCYC charity Easter fishing competition ends on a high note BY ALFRED PAGEPITU The Point Cruz Yacht Club Easter fishing competition was successfully held over the weekend, with proceeds heading for the national referral hospital’s (NRH)...

    Olive Ridley Turtles – A rare find in SI

    ON Thursday the 1st of April, four hatchlings (baby turtles) of Olive Ridleys were released by Daniel Besa, (Guadalcanal Provincial Government Minister of Fisheries and Agriculture), Willie Kokopu (Guadalcanal Provincial government senior Fisheries Officer),...